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H.R. 6378: Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 6378 strengthens and improves national public health preparedness and response activities and accelerates medical countermeasure research and development. In addition to providing important resources to hospitals, and state and local health departments, the legislation focuses on the needs of special populations including children, individuals with disabilities and seniors before and during a disaster or other all-hazards event. The bill codifies the Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasure Enterprise, reauthorizes key programs necessary to respond to public health emergencies including the BioShield Special Reserve Fund, the Biomedical Advanced Research and ...

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Susan Brooks

Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2018
Length: 166 pages
Introduced:

Jul 16, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 25, 2018

This bill passed in the House on September 25, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

57% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jul 16, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jul 18, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 21, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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Sep 25, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6378 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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